As industrial hygienists work to address the most severe public health crisis of our lifetimes, Synergist staff remain committed to sharing practical knowledge, guidance, and perspectives from IH leaders and respected authorities. Synergist coverage of the ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is collected below.

This Month, NIOSH Emphasizes Health Workers' Mental Health
May 19, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and NIOSH is supporting efforts to address mental health issues among health workers. READ MORE

AIHA Publicizes Recommendations for National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan

May 19, 2022

On April 14, AIHA submitted comments to the White House that contained recommendations intended to strengthen the National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan, which provides a roadmap for addressing COVID-19 in the United States. READ MORE

WHO Seeks Experts on Infectious Hazards of Epidemic, Pandemic Potential
April 14, 2022

The World Health Organization (WHO) seeks experts to serve as members of its Strategic and Technical Advisory Group on Infectious Hazards. The purpose of the advisory group is to provide independent advice and analysis to WHO regarding infectious hazards that potentially threaten global health security. READ MORE

OSHA Seeks Comments as It Develops Final COVID-19 Standard for Healthcare
March 24, 2022

OSHA has reopened the rulemaking record and scheduled an informal public hearing to collect comments on certain topics as it works to develop a final standard to protect healthcare workers from exposure to SARS-CoV-2. READ MORE

New COVID-19 Resource Focuses on Preventing Inhalation of SARS-CoV-2

March 24, 2022

A new document published by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Worker Training Program outlines measures that can protect workers from inhaling the virus SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19. READ MORE

White House Announces the Clean Air in Buildings Challenge

March 24, 2022

The Biden administration is calling for building owners and operators, schools, colleges, and universities to assess indoor air quality and improve ventilation and air filtration in their buildings to reduce the spread of COVID-19. READ MORE

OSHA Inspections to Assess Facilities' Readiness to Address COVID-19 Surges
March 10, 2022

OSHA announced a short-term inspection initiative focused on high-hazard healthcare facilities such as hospitals and skilled nursing care facilities that treat or handle COVID-19 patients. READ MORE

OSHA: $3.2 Million in Funding Available for Training on COVID-19, Infectious Diseases

March 10, 2022

OSHA recently announced the availability of more than $3.2 million in Susan Harwood grants to fund training and education for workers and employers on the prevention of work-related infectious diseases, including COVID-19. READ MORE

Guide for Healthcare OHS Programs Issued by WHO, ILO
February 24, 2022

Responding to the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) have jointly published a new guide for improved occupational health and safety programs in the healthcare industry. READ MORE

National Academies Proposes Expansion of Respiratory Protection to the Public
February 10, 2022

A report released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine calls for extending respiratory protection to the public and to workers not currently covered by relevant OSHA requirements. READ MORE

AIHA, IBEC Host Summit on Protecting Vulnerable Workers

February 10, 2022

A virtual seminar held in January gathered speakers from disparate industries to discuss the challenges of keeping vulnerable workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE

OSHA Withdraws Its COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard
January 27, 2022

OSHA has withdrawn its COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard, effective Jan. 26. READ MORE

New Outreach Program Encourages COVID-19 Vaccinations for Miners

January 27, 2022

A new pilot program launched by MSHA is intended to encourage and facilitate coronavirus vaccinations for miners and their communities. READ MORE

NIOSH Finds Modified EHMRs Meet Exhalation Resistance Performance Requirement
January 20, 2022

Elastomeric half-mask respirators (EHMRs) whose exhalation valves were either modified or covered to improve source control met NIOSH’s performance requirement for exhalation resistance, according to an agency report released in January. READ MORE

Supreme Court Blocks OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard

January 13, 2022

A 6-3 majority of the United States Supreme Court blocked OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard, which required employers with 100 or more employees to develop, implement, and enforce a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. READ MORE

OSHA Withdraws COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare Settings
January 6, 2022

OSHA has withdrawn the non-recordkeeping portions of its COVID-19 emergency temporary standard for healthcare settings, the agency announced in a statement on Dec. 27. READ MORE

2021 Archive

December

OSHA Is Working on a Proposed Rule on Infectious Diseases
December 16, 2021 |
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First U.S. Flu Outbreak Since Pandemic Hits University

December 16, 2021 |
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National Academies Report Discusses Non-Vaccine Flu Interventions
December 9, 2021 |
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Agencies Allow More Time for Comments on COVID-19, Heat, and Mental Health

December 9, 2021 |
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EPA Extends COVID-19 Activation of Emerging Viral Pathogens Guidance

December 2, 2021 |

In recognition of the continued impact of COVID-19 on public health, EPA has indefinitely extended the COVID-19 activation of its emerging viral pathogens guidance for antimicrobial pesticides, according to a Nov. 19 press release. READ MORE

November

Canadian Research Center Publishes COVID-19 Return-to-Office Guide
November 18, 2021 |
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NIEHS to Present Webinar on COVID-19 Prevention, Control in Schools
November 11, 2021 |
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NIEHS Worker Training Program Releases Fact Sheet on SARS-CoV-2 Variants

November 11, 2021 |
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OSHA Releases Emergency Temporary Standard on COVID-19, Effective Nov. 5

November 4, 2021 |
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EU Study Reviews Health Risks Associated with Telework During COVID-19 Pandemic

November 4, 2021 |
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October

WHO Urges Better Protection of Health Workers from COVID, Burnout
October 28, 2021 |
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OSHA's COVID-19 Vaccine, Testing Rule Is in Review
October 14, 2021 |
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Guidance Outlines Recommendations for Infection Prevention and Control Plans

October 14, 2021 |
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Study Examines Risk of Breakthrough Infections for People with Substance Use Disorders
October 7, 2021 |
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September

NIOSH Asks Partners to Share Interventions to Support Health Workers' Mental Health
September 30, 2021 |
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NIOSH Recognizes Organizations for Innovations to Protect Health, Safety of Mine Workers

September 30, 2021 |
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OSHA Rule to Require COVID-19 Vaccines or Testing for Workers of Larger Employers
September 16, 2021 |
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Workplace Guidance Outlines Recommended Policies for Fully Vaccinated People
September 2, 2021 |
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August

Updated OSHA Guidance for COVID-19 Aims to Protect Unvaccinated, At-Risk Workers
August 19, 2021 |
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AIHA President, CEO Among Presenters for Upcoming NIOSH Webinar on Post-Pandemic World

August 19, 2021 |
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Health Canada Finds No "Health Risks of Concern" in Masks Containing Graphene

August 19, 2021 |
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Mining Program Research to Address COVID-19 Transmission in Various Industries
August 12, 2021 |
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EPA to Sunset Temporary Guidance on Respiratory Protection for Pesticide Handlers

August 12, 2021 |
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NIOSH Launches Survey on Workplace Testing for COVID-19
August 5, 2021 |
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July

CDC Recommends Vaccinated People Wear Face Coverings Indoors in Areas of Substantial COVID-19 Transmission
July 29, 2021 |
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NIEHS to Present Webinar on Portable Air Cleaners

July 29, 2021 |
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Proposed NIOSH Study Would Examine Use of EHMRs During COVID-19
July 22, 2021 |
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Study Finds Portable Air Cleaners Effective at Reducing Exposure to Simulated SARS-CoV-2 Aerosols
July 15, 2021 |
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OSHA: No Changes to COVID-19 Standard "At This Time"

July 15, 2021 |
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OSHA Revises National Emphasis Program for COVID-19

July 15, 2021 |
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FDA Revokes EUAs for Certain Respirators, Decontamination Systems
July 8, 2021 |
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EPA Webinar to Explore Use of Sprayers, Foggers to Disinfect Surfaces

July 8, 2021 |
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OSHA Directive Aims to Ensure Uniform Enforcement of COVID-19 ETS
July 1, 2021 |
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June

DOL Encourages Nonprofits to Apply for Grants for Training on Infectious Diseases, Workplace Hazards
June 24, 2021 |
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New Fact Sheet Focuses on Use of Portable Air Cleaners During COVID-19
June 17, 2021 |
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Webinar Recording on Pandemic Stress, Mental Health Now Available

June 17, 2021 |
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OSHA to Issue COVID-19 ETS for Healthcare Settings
June 10, 2021 |
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New NIOSH Mask Guidance Builds Upon ASTM Standard for Face Coverings
June 3, 2021 |
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AIHA Past President Among Presenters in Upcoming NIOSH Webinar on Post-Pandemic OHS

June 3, 2021 |
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May

OSHA: Refer to CDC's New Guidance for Information on Protecting Fully Vaccinated Workers
May 20, 2021 |
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EPA Extends Option to Delay Annual Fit Testing for Agricultural Pesticide Handlers

May 20, 2021 |
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CDC: SARS-CoV-2 Transmitted via Inhalation of Very Fine Droplets, Aerosol Particles
May 12, 2021 |
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NIEHS Updates Worker Training Resources for COVID-19

May 12, 2021 |
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EPA to Stop Expediting Requests for New SARS-CoV-2 Disinfectants
May 6, 2021 | READ

April

On Workers' Memorial Day, OSHA Provides Update on COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards
April 29, 2021 |
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CDC Webpage Gathers Information on Managing Post-Vaccination Symptoms

April 29, 2021 |
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EPA Approves Emergency Exemption Requests for Surface Coating That Kills COVID-19

April 29, 2021 |
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CDC Fact Sheet Discusses Upper-Room Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation
April 22, 2021 |
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FDA Recommends Healthcare Facilities Limit Use of Decontaminated Disposable Respirators
April 15, 2021 |
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Health Canada: Masks Containing Graphene May Pose Health Risks

April 15, 2021 |
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CDC Updates Information on Ventilation in Buildings
April 8, 2021 |
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Union, OSHA Raise Awareness of Counterfeit Respirators in Healthcare

April 8, 2021 |
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CDC Study Shows Effectiveness of mRNA Vaccines Against SARS-CoV-2
April 1, 2021 |
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March

NIOSH Disaster Science Responder Research Program Releases Agenda for COVID-19
March 25, 2021 |
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International Committee Seeks to Improve Preparedness and Response for Pandemic, Influenza

March 18, 2021 |
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NIOSH Researchers Identify Essential Worker Categories Lacking Access to Healthcare Services

March 18, 2021 |
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OSHA Establishes National Emphasis Program to Reduce Coronavirus Exposures

March 18, 2021 |
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Updated Enforcement Policy Prioritizes On-Site OSHA Inspections
March 18, 2021 |
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Office of Inspector General Recommends OSHA Action on COVID-19 Inspections
March 11, 2021 |
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National Academies Offers Emergency Response Guidance for COVID-19 Era

March 11, 2021 |
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"Stronger" Guidance from MSHA Aims to Protect Miners from COVID-19

March 11, 2021 |
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Echoing Expert Findings, Congressional Leaders Urge Biden Administration to Update COVID-19 Guidance

March 4, 2021 |
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WHO Urges Vaccine Equity, Support for Health Workers

March 4, 2021 |
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ASHRAE Updates Building Reopening Guidance for HVAC Systems during COVID-19

March 4, 2021 |
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CDC Assesses Techniques to Improve Fit of Cloth and Medical Procedure Masks

March 4, 2021 |
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February

Experts Urge Biden Administration to Address Inhalation Exposure to Coronavirus
February 18, 2021
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Researchers Examine Required and Voluntary Use of Hazard Controls for COVID-19

February 18, 2021
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EPA: Certain Copper Alloys Effective Against SARS-CoV-2
February 11, 2021
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New COVID-19 Vaccine Resources Published by NIEHS and OSHA

February 11, 2021
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“Stronger” Workplace COVID-19 Guidance Published by OSHA
February 4, 2021
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NIOSH to Host Respirator Training and Fit-Testing Webinar on Feb. 16

February 4, 2021
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NIOSH Webinar to Focus on Worker Health, Safety in Post-Pandemic World

February 4, 2021
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January

Executive Orders Address COVID-19 Control Measures in the Workplace
January 28, 2021
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CDC Releases Employer Toolkit for COVID-19 Vaccine Communication

January 28, 2021
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Virginia Adopts Permanent Standard to Control COVID-19 Spread in Workplaces

January 28, 2021
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Workshop Highlights Respiratory Hazards for "Nontraditional Workers," Public
January 14, 2021
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New CDC Page Focuses on COVID-19 Building Ventilation Strategies
January 7, 2021
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2020 Archive

December

National Academies Highlights Strategies for Tracking Deaths, Burnout from COVID-19 in Healthcare
December 17, 2020
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NIOSH Study Examines Potential for Source Control of FFRs with an Exhalation Valve

December 10, 2020
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New COVID-19 Information for Healthcare Personnel in Schools, Childcare Settings Published by CDC

December 10, 2020
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NIH-Funded Team Releases Online Tool to Help Organizations Plan COVID-19 Testing

December 10, 2020
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FDA Issues Policy for Bioburden Reduction Systems Using Dry Heat to Support Reuse of FFRs
December 3, 2020
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California Becomes Fourth State to Adopt Emergency Standards for COVID-19

December 3, 2020
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Former OSHA Administrator Joins COVID-19 Advisory Board for Biden-Harris Transition

December 3, 2020
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November

CDC Releases Science Agenda for COVID-19
November 24, 2020
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State-Mandated Mitigation Measures Reduce COVID-19 Impacts, CDC Finds

November 24, 2020
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NIOSH Approves First Elastomeric Half Mask Respirator Without Exhalation Valve
November 19, 2020
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CDC Recommends Community Use of Multilayered Cloth Masks to Control COVID-19 Spread

November 19, 2020
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OSHA: Cloth Face Coverings Are Not PPE Under Agency Standard

November 19, 2020
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OSHA Releases Most Frequently Cited Standards from COVID-19 Inspections
November 12, 2020
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CDC: Report Identifies COVID-19 Risks to Healthcare Personnel and Residents in Long-Term Care Settings

November 12, 2020
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OSHA's Respiratory Protection Guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities Emphasizes Source Control
November 5, 2020
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NIOSH Webinar to Focus on Elastomeric Half-Mask Respirator Use in Healthcare, EMS

November 5, 2020
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October

CDC Updates Definition of COVID-19 "Close Contact"
October 29, 2020
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OSHA Addresses Claims That N95s Do Not Protect Against SARS-CoV-2
October 22, 2020
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FDA Will No Longer Authorize Respirators for Emergency Use Under Predetermined Eligibility Criteria

October 22, 2020
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New Emergency Rules for COVID-19 in Effect in Michigan

October 22, 2020
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CDC: Community Mitigation Efforts Slowed COVID-19 Spread in Arizona
October 15, 2020
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OSHA to Use Discretion When Enforcing Fit-Testing Requirements for PAPRs in Healthcare

October 8, 2020
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CDC Acknowledges Airborne Spread of SARS-CoV-2

October 8, 2020
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EPA Webinar to Focus on Cleaning, Disinfection of Schools

October 8, 2020
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NIOSH Announces Webinar on Stockpile, Distribution of Elastomeric Half-Mask Respirators

October 8, 2020
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OSHA Seeks to Clarify Recording, Reporting Requirements for Work-Related Cases of COVID-19
October 1, 2020
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CDC Report Analyzes Demographics of Healthcare Workers with COVID-19

October 1, 2020
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September

OSHA Guidance Addresses Face Coverings in Hot, Humid Conditions
September 24, 2020
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NIOSH Seeks Input on Elastomeric Half-Mask Respirator Use in Healthcare, EMS
September 17, 2020
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CDC Fact Sheets Focus on Heat Stress Prevention During COVID-19
September 10, 2020
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NIOSH Forms Team to Provide Occupational Health and Safety Guidance for COVID-19

September 10, 2020
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CDC Publishes Strategies for Limiting Workplace Violence Related to COVID-19 Policies
September 3, 2020
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New Document Aids Compliance with Respiratory Protection Standard During COVID-19

September 3, 2020
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NIH Establishes "Early Warning" Network for Emerging Diseases

September 3, 2020
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August

Temporary Rule Proposed by Oregon OSHA Would Address COVID-19 in All Workplaces
August 27, 2020
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ASHRAE Updates Guidance to Mitigate Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 as Buildings Reopen

August 27, 2020
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OSHA and FDA Publish Checklist for Food Manufacturers During COVID-19

August 27, 2020
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NIOSH to Hold Webinar on COVID-19 Research Partnerships
August 20, 2020
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Construction Safety Stand-Down Rescheduled for Mid-September

August 20, 2020
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CDC: Plain Language Key for COVID-19 Communication with Workers
August 13, 2020
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Aug. 19 Webinar to Focus on Protecting Building Engineering, Maintenance Staff from COVID-19

August 13, 2020
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CDC: Voting in Milwaukee Does Not Appear to Have Increased SARS-CoV-2 Transmission
August 6, 2020
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National Academies Highlights Strategies for Encouraging Protective Behaviors During Pandemic

August 6, 2020
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CDC: COVID-19 Outbreak Occurred at Overnight Camp Despite Preventive Measures

August 6, 2020
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July

CDC: COVID-19 Can Result in Prolonged Illness, Even for Previously Healthy Young Adults
July 30, 2020
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New FAQs Address COVID-19 Concerns of Medicolegal Death Investigators

July 30, 2020
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Quick-Reference Resource from CDC Describes Strategies for PPE Shortages
July 23, 2020
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New CDC Site Collects Guidance on Natural Disaster Response During COVID-19

July 23, 2020
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Virginia Adopts Emergency Workplace Safety Standards for COVID-19 Pandemic
July 16, 2020
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CDC: Adherence to Face-Covering Policy at Salon "Likely Mitigated Spread of SARS-CoV-2"

July 16, 2020
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CDC Releases Guidance on SARS-CoV-2 Testing for Non-Healthcare Workplaces

July 16, 2020
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WHO Considers Potential of Airborne Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in Indoor Settings

July 16, 2020
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NIOSH Definition of "Emergency Response Employees" Includes Firefighters, Funeral Service Practitioners

July 16, 2020
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CDC: Racial, Ethnic Minorities May Be Disproportionately Affected by COVID-19 in Meat and Poultry Processing
July 9, 2020
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EPA Approves Two Disinfectants Tested Directly Against SARS-CoV-2

July 9, 2020
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OSHA Guidance Describes Measures to Protect Oil and Gas Workers During the Pandemic

July 9, 2020
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Agencies Publish Guidance on Protecting Seafood Processing Workers from COVID-19
July 1, 2020
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NIOSH Finds High Prevalence of Risky Behavior in Construction

July 1, 2020
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June

OSHA Addresses Reopening of Nonessential Businesses
June 25, 2020
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NIOSH Highlights Health Hazards Associated with Disinfectants Used Against Viruses

June 25, 2020
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NIOSH Publishes Instructions for Preparing Solutions for Qualitative Fit Testing

June 25, 2020
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OSHA Highlights Its Current Coronavirus Guidance
June 18, 2020
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Agencies Publish Guidance on Agricultural Worker Protection During the Pandemic

June 18, 2020
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NIOSH Webinar to Focus on Safe Return to Work During COVID-19

June 18, 2020
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OSHA Publishes FAQs About Cloth Face Coverings in the Workplace
June 11, 2020
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CDC: Quarantine, Distancing Among Actions That Limited COVID-19 Transmission at Basic Training
June 11, 2020
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COVID-19 Weekly Roundup: Suit Against OSHA Dismissed, Research on Lockdown Effectiveness, and More
June 11, 2020
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General Motors' Global Manager for Industrial Hygiene Details Efforts to Refocus Operations During COVID-19
June 6, 2020
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COVID-19 Prompts Development of New Training for Essential, Returning Workers
June 6, 2020
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Industrial Hygienist Discusses Challenges of Reopening Global Supply Chains During COVID-19
June 6, 2020
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NIOSH Director: COVID-19 Vaccine Development Moving Quickly, but Hurdles Remain
June 1, 2020
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May

Agencies Release COVID-19 Guidance for Construction Industry
May 28, 2020 | READ

CDC Publishes FAQs for Wildland Firefighters Working During the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 28, 2020 | READ

OSHA's Revised Enforcement Policies Address In-Person Inspections, Recordkeeping
May 21, 2020 | READ

CDC Specifies Health and Safety Actions for Reopening Businesses
May 21, 2020 | READ

NIOSH Issues Alert About Damaged Head Straps on Stockpiled FFRs
May 21, 2020 | READ

NIH Issues Alert on Preventing SARS-CoV-2 Eye Exposures
May 21, 2020 | READ

CDC, OSHA Issue Guidance for Manufacturing Facilities Operating During the Pandemic
May 21, 2020 | READ

COVID-19 Weekly Roundup: OSHA Sued, Research Partnership Formed, and More
May 21, 2020 | READ

CDC, NIOSH Address Pitfalls of Purchasing Respirators Manufactured Abroad
May 14, 2020 | READ

FDA Reissues Emergency Use Authorization for Respirators from China
May 14, 2020 | READ

OSHA Highlights Protective Measures for Dental Practitioners During COVID-19 Pandemic
May 14, 2020 | READ

CDC Guidance Aids Response Planning for Critical Infrastructure Sectors During COVID-19
May 14, 2020 | READ

COVID-19 Weekly Roundup: Essential Worker Fatigue, Fatalities in New York, and More
May 14, 2020 | READ

CDC Publishes Instructions for Optimizing Disposable Glove Supply
May 7, 2020 | READ

Large Gatherings, Workplace Spread Contributed to Thousand-Fold Increase in COVID-19 Cases
May 7, 2020 | READ

NIOSH Is Prioritizing New Respirator Approval Applications
May 7, 2020 | READ

CDC Extends Recommended Isolation Time for Persons with COVID-19 to Ten Days
May 7, 2020 | READ

COVID-19 Weekly Roundup: Disinfection Guidance, PPE Burn Rate, and More
May 7, 2020 | READ

April

Executive Order Keeps Meat Processing Facilities Open
April 30, 2020 | READ

OSHA Issues Enforcement Guidance for Reuse of Decontaminated N95s
April 30, 2020 | READ

COVID-19 Weekly Roundup: Hospital Capacity Estimates, “Immunity Passports,” and More
April 30, 2020 | READ

CDC Publishes Strategies for Use of Elastomeric Respirators During COVID-19 Pandemic
April 23, 2020 | READ

OSHA Compliance Officers to Use “Discretion” When Enforcing Standards
April 23, 2020 | READ

Interim Recommendations from CDC Cover Cleaning, Disinfection for Nonemergency Vehicles
April 23, 2020 | READ

COVID-19 Weekly Roundup: Disinfecting Elastomeric Respirators, Reducing Cashiers’ Exposures, and More
April 23, 2020 | READ

NIOSH Creates “PAPR100” Class of Respirator
April 16, 2020 | READ

Labor Department Releases Interim Guidance for Recordkeeping During COVID-19 Pandemic
April 16, 2020 | READ

COVID-19 Webinar: IH Shares Best Practices for Protecting Healthcare Workers
April 16, 2020 | READ

CDC Permits “Critical” Workers to Continue Working After Exposure to COVID-19
April 16, 2020 | READ

COVID-19 Weekly Roundup: N95 Decontamination Methods, Elastomeric Respirators Webinar, and More
April 16, 2020 | READ

OSHA Allows Extended Use and Reuse of Respirators During COVID-19 Crisis
April 9, 2020
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NIOSH Study of Stockpiled Respirators May Inform Decisions to Release Expired N95s
April 9, 2020
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CDC Recommends Use of Cloth Face Coverings During COVID-19 Pandemic
April 9, 2020
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COVID-19 Weekly Roundup: Infection Control FAQ, Guidance on Cleaning and Disinfection, and More
April 9, 2020
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NIOSH: COVID-19 Among Potentially Life-Threatening Infectious Diseases for Emergency Responders
April 2, 2020
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COVID-19 Weekly Roundup for April 2: Resources for First Responders, Crisis Standards of Care, and More

April 2, 2020
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Duke Health to Decontaminate N95s with Hydrogen Peroxide Vapor
April 2, 2020
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To Protect Workers, Healthcare Facilities Turn to Extended Use, Reuse of N95s
April 2, 2020
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Coronavirus Research from JOEH
April 2, 2020
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March

COVID-19 Weekly Roundup for March 26: Training Tool, PPE Calculator, and More
March 26, 2020
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CDC: Asymptomatic Transmission Contributed to Severity of Cruise Ship Outbreak
March 26,
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CDC Releases Return-to-Work Criteria for Healthcare Professionals with COVID-19

March 25, 2020
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CDC Investigates COVID-19 Hotspot Centered on Wash. Long-Term Care Facility
March 19, 2020
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OSHA Temporarily Adjusts Guidance for Respirator Fit Testing During COVID-19 Outbreak

March 16, 2020
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OSHA Publishes Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for Coronavirus
March 12, 2020
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CDC Advises Healthcare Facilities to Prepare for Community Transmission of COVID-19
March 5, 2020
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February

COVID-19 Outbreak Slows in China, Climbs in Korea, Italy
February 27, 2020
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CDC Adds Resources for Healthcare Workers Potentially Exposed to Coronavirus
February 13, 2020
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January

WHO Declares Public Health Emergency Over Coronavirus Outbreak
January 30, 2020 | READ